Professional Experience: 

Chris Lee is a trial attorney who has successfully represented clients in Delaware’s state and federal courts.  Mr. Lee has represented clients in complex commercial disputes, intellectual property matters, professional liability matters, construction defect matters, personal injury cases and defamation cases.  His experience ranges from depositions of fact and expert witnesses to motion practice to settlement evaluation, jury screening, settlement negotiations and trial.  Mr. Lee represents clients in Delaware courts both directly and as local counsel for regional and national litigation teams and he has significant first chair trial experience in all of Delaware’s courts. 

Most recently, Mr. Lee successfully tried a breach of fiduciary duty and fraud case in the District Court for the District of Delaware.  In October of 2014, Mr. Lee successfully tried a three week misappropriation of trade secrets case to a jury, obtaining a verdict in the amount of $6,518,000 on behalf of his client against the Hewlett Packard Company which was affirmed upon appeal. 

Mr. Lee is regularly requested to make presentations on best litigation and trial practices.

Additionally, Mr. Lee is a Co-Executive Director of Piper’s Kidney Beans Foundation, which is a non-profit foundation which raises money for the creation and expansion of a comprehensive next generation genetic sequencing panel for steroid-resistant nephrotic (kidney) syndrome at the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children.  

 

 

Admissions: 
Delaware, 2008
North Carolina, 2014
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2009
Education: 
Clemson University, B.S., 2001
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2008 Order of the Barristers
Memberships: 
Delaware State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute